Research and Development
The health research group of the FES has identified three main lines of action from which it seeks to improve the health of the citizens, these lines are:
Research conducted by the FES, are built around three specific themes:
- Communicable and noncommunicable diseases
- Policies, plans and health programs.
Our experts work to determine the factors influencing these issues and from there, find solutions to the needs.
Generation of technological interventions
The health division of the FES provides consultancy services to develop action plans to improve health services, in order to preserve and prolong the quality of life of its beneficiaries. These consultancy services are provided to municipalities, departments and public and private health organizations.Solutions Developed
Continuous quality improvement of the prenatal and delivery care.
This intervention is focused in strengthening the process of continuous quality improvement of the prenatal and delivery care.This strategy has had an impact on reducing eclampsia cases. This disease may have fatal consequences for mothers and babies.
El mundo de la malaria: let's prevent in community.
This strategy was developed in the Colombian pacific coast and includes tools aimed at preventing malaria. To date, this initiative has provided tools to more than 3000 leaders to prevent this disease in their communities.
In 2010, “El mundo de la malaria” was recognized as a useful experience by the initiative ”Asi vamos en salud”.
Tu vales. (You worth it)
The program Tu vales is aimed at home caregivers and was designed to prevent chronic diseases. The intervention promotes healthy nutrition habits and physical activity as well as control of tobacco consumption.
Tu vales has been carried out in 32 neighborhoods of Bogota having achieved important results in the intervened population such as the increasing of around 13,8 minutes in walking for leisure